Past Smiley Fellows

The Smiley Fellow 2010-2011

Jefferson Decker

Jefferson Decker was the 2010–11 Smiley Economic History Fellow. He is an ACLS/Mellon New Faculty Fellow in the Departments of American Studies and Political Science at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Formerly, he was a lecturer and Herzog Postdoctoral Fellow at Columbia University in the Department of History. Decker is studying the political history of investment culture and retirement security in the United States during the 1981–2000 bull market inequities.